Who do you recognise from these photos? 1967~1968
A thriling encounter saw the teams seperated by only a last gasp goal by Paudi Hasset helped along by the heroic efforts of the one and only Aidan Daffy. With only seconds left on the clock, Cratloe surged forward and through some optimistic defending by Clooney Quin, Cratloe scored a late goal, the winner? to put them in the lead.... with the champagne corks popping in setrights Clooney Quin never gave up, and this is what happened.
Clooney-Quin write their own Banner headline - Irish Examiner Monday December 18, 2006 CHRISTMAS came early for Clooney-Quin as the Clare champions collected their first Munster Club IHC title at Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. It was a result that didn’t look remotely likely for long periods Clooney-Quin write their own Banner headline CHRISTMAS came early for Clooney-Quin as the Clare champions collected their first Munster Club IHC title at Limerick’s Gaelic Grounds on Saturday. It was a result that didn’t look remotely likely for long periods. After 20 minutes Bishopstown led by four points; three minutes into the second-half they had stretched that to six and were hurling with supreme confidence. But they were made pay for 12 wides while their opponents were much more ruthless in front of the posts. Clooney-Quin looked in serious trouble for most of the game but a shrewd decision to place Fergal Lynch at full-forward, coupled with the accuracy of Brian Shally from frees, gave them a famous victory which they deserved, if only for [...]
Intermediate League Winners 1999 Back Row: Tom O'Halloran(Manager); Tony McMahon; Paul O'Neill; Pat Markham; Victor Leyden; Rory O'Connor; Donie O'Sullivan; Conor Harrison; Eoin Gallagher; Enda Hoey; Francis Browne; Kenneth Kilmartin; Tomas Sheehan; Ray O'Halloran; Kevin Keogh; Pat O'Loughlin(Selector); Harry Shally(Selector). Front Row: Fergal Lynch; Kieran Greene; Peter Skehan; Sean Conheady; Padraig Cunningham; Keith Mungovan; Frankie Enright(Captain) Eoin O'Brien; Damien Murphy; Stephen Littleton; Ronan Shally; Noel Harrison; Jim Fawl(Trainer); Declan Ryan
Fast and exciting play marked the opening stages of the great county hurling final between Scariff and Clooney at Cusack Park. Ennis,on Sunday last...................... and, notwithstanding a heavy ground, fast play was maintained to the final whistle. The attendance numbered over two thousand, which is considered a record owing to the limited travel facilities, and as regards the game itself,it was agreed on all sides that it was one of the best county finals for years. The parishes of Clooney and Quin were represented to a man, while Scariff also sent a very large contingent. The ball was thrown in by the Rev. Father Greed, Army Chaplain, and within two minutes, M. Hennessy had a point scored for Clooney. Power made a similar score, while Hennessy put Clooney leading by another goal. Scariff replied with a goal—the easiest one of the hour—and this was followed by two points in succession, which brought the play even. Another point by Hennessy put Clooney in the lead again, while Scariff had a similar score. In [...]